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2 hrs ago |

PG&E charged with obstruction over San Bruno blast

The U.S. attorney in San Francisco announced the obstruction of justice charge and 27 related counts, which are in a new indictment charging the utility with felonies.


Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Explosion, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

5 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Pacific Gas & Electric charged with obstruction in connection with fatal San Bruno ...

Pacific Gas & Electric is accused of lying to regulators in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion that levelled a suburban Northern California neighbourhood in 2010.


Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Explosion

8 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Chevron puts plans for Pittsburgh facility on hold

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Tuesday that the energy company has delayed a final decision on the office project for the foreseeable future.


Related Topix: Chevron Corporation, Oil & Gas, San Ramon, CA, Modesto, CA

11 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Arizona utility wants to install rooftop systems

In approved by state regulators, the request filed Monday by Arizona Public Service Co.

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Related Topix: Arizona Public Service, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy

11 hrs ago |

China's anti-corruption push targets highest-ranking official yet

The investigation of Zhou had been rumored for months, but was officially confirmed Tuesday by Xinhua, China's state-run news agency.


Related Topix: China National Petroleum, Oil & Gas

14 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

About 70K Austin utility residents wrongly billed

About 70,000 utility customers in Central Texas have been billed for water costs that were higher or lower than correct.


Related Topix: Austin Energy

15 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

TSX to advance amid mixed earnings; traders look to housing, consumer data

The Toronto stock market looked set for a higher open Tuesday as traders digest earnings news and await U.S. data on home prices and consumer confidence.


Related Topix: Housing, Talisman Energy, Oil & Gas, Barrick Gold, Mining

16 hrs ago |

Entergy 2Q profit climbs 16 percent

Entergy Corp. on Tuesday reported earnings that rose by 16 percent in its second quarter, and fell short of analysts' expectations.


Related Topix: Entergy, Entergy New Orleans, Entergy Arkansas, Entergy Mississippi

17 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Calgary's Talisman Energy posts Q2 net loss of $237M on higher revenues

Talisman Energy, which has been approached by Spain's Repsol for a potential deal, reports a second-quarter loss of net loss of US$237 million, or 23 cents per share.


Related Topix: Talisman Energy, Oil & Gas

21 hrs ago | Business Journal

Duke Energy makes $1.2B deal for municipal shares in power plants

The assets Duke Energy has agreed to purchase include a 16.2 percent share of the Shearon Harris Nuclear Plant near Raleigh, pictured here.


Related Topix: Duke Energy, Raleigh, NC, Brunswick, NC

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Weyburn This Week

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Kerr Mines Inc. . Miner. Down 0.5 cents, or 16.67 per cent, to 2.5 cents on 7.1 million shares.


Related Topix: Anthem, Insurance, Talisman Energy, Oil & Gas

The Washington Post

Bulls Fleeing Natural Gas as Goldman Sees Further Drop: Energy

Speculators are fleeing natural gas after prices dropped below $4 for the first time since December and power plant production fell to a 13-year seasonal low.


Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, US Energy Systems, Bethesda, MD, Business News


Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

The largest power plant in Oregon, the Boardman Coal Plant, sat idle one day earlier this summer, "cold steel" in industry parlance, its dirty power no longer wanted on an electricity grid that is becoming greener.


Related Topix: Portland General Electric, Global Warming, Powder River, WY, John Kitzhaber, US Governors

City: Emails show 'cozy' ties of PG&E, regulator

The 7,000 pages of emails between leaders at PG&E and California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey and his staff were released as the result of a lawsuit filed by the city of San Bruno.


Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Public Relations, Explosion, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors

KHOU-TV Houston

Texas agencies to crack down on illegal water use

Increased enforcement efforts will soon begin to prevent people from illegally drawing water from Central Texas lakes and the lower Colorado River.


Related Topix: Lower Colorado River Authority

Lansing State Journal

Crews work to restore power after severe storms in Highland Twp.

Crews are working to restore power after series of severe thunderstorms hit Michigan's Lower Peninsula and knocked out power to more than 210,000 homes and businesses.


Related Topix: Weather, DTE Energy, Oakland County, MI

DTE Energy reports 160,000 power outages after string of Metro Detroit storms

DTE Energy on Sunday night estimated about 160,000 power outages after a string of storms brought hail and heavy winds through the region.


Related Topix: DTE Energy, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, Weather, Warren, MI

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Salvation Army Chesapeake Energy Center of Hope time line

The Salvation Army purchases 26-acre property at NW 10 and Pennsylvania Avenue for the new Salvation Army Chesapeake Energy Center of Hope.


Related Topix: Chesapeake Energy, Oil & Gas, Oklahoma City, OK

East Bay Express

Re: Richmond's Battle with Chevron's Oil Refinery Project Comes to a Head

The battle over a project proposed by the Richmond Chevron oil refinery is coming down to the wire.


Related Topix: Chevron Corporation, Oil & Gas, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Brandon Sun

Investors confront busy week for Canadian corporate earnings, key U.S. data

Traders will have plenty to occupy themselves this week as major players in the Canadian gold mining and energy sectors - the two biggest advancers on the Toronto stock market so far this year - are set to report second-quarter results.


Related Topix: Mining, Talisman Energy, Oil & Gas, Barrick Gold


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